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Car parking question

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by gefmayhem, Jul 29, 2010.

  1. gefmayhem

    gefmayhem · Well-Known Member

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    Having recently started using insulin for my type 2 diabetes, I have read the advice given by DVLA regarding hypos and driving.
    So my question is, can you be given a parking fine if you can't drive your car out of the parking space because you are having a hypo and the parking time has run out?
     
  2. cugila

    cugila · Master

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    Yes you can.
    However in the circumstances you mention you would have to appeal the fine in the first instance, either at the time the ticket was issued or later and give all the circumstances.

    Your explanation would be considered by the appropriate authority and a decision made as to whether or not to let the ticket stand. Most parking attendant's seem to have the Mastermind approach to ticket's....."I've started, so I'll finish !" So, just explain at the time, if still issued, accept the ticket and complain/appeal later. Tell the attendant that you intend to do so. He 'should' write what you say down.

    Ken
     
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